What’s Better: Going to College or Making Pizzas?

By |May 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

It just hit me the other day: my 10 year high school reunion is this year. Woah! So I'm officially not a kid anymore. I have some gray hairs, I can't workout for more than 30 minutes without feeling like I'm gonna die, and it's been a decade since I was in high school. When I think back to 10

A High Paying Career is Waiting for You

By |April 4th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

If you are sitting there right now thinking, "I wish I had a job" or even "I wish I had a job that pays $75,000+ a year" then listen up. What if I told you that a corporate recruiter from a $10 billion dollar publicly traded company contacted me about a job simply because I had expressed interest in learning

The First 90 Days of a New Job

By |September 5th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Congratulations! You just got a new job. Or better yet, a promotion! (I did) But it's a bad economy and if your department needs to save some money then firing the new guy can sometimes be an easy solution. You have to show your new boss that you are a vital piece of his organization and that if he needs

I Got a Promotion!!!

By |September 4th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

A few weeks ago I talked about how a weak economy like the one we're in now should make you re-evaluate your current job and determine if there is a different place in the company that would make you more valuable (and hence, less expendable). Taking my own advice, I decided to start looking for jobs that would move me

Protecting Your Income from a Recession

By |August 16th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

In the last few weeks I've been looking at a bunch of job postings at my company to try to find a promotion. I'm hoping to take my career to the next level while increasing my income. However, there is a big "recession" cloud looming over my head. I need to make sure my career is ready just in case

Get a New Job Every Two Years

By |June 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , |

In September of this year, I will reach my two-year anniversary of being in my current position at work. You know what that means? It's time to find something new. I'm happy with the company I work for, and I'm even happy with the group I'm in and I really like my boss. However, none of that is a good